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Description: Photograph of the Renaissance Market near "The Drag" by the University of Texas, Austin campus. There are street vendors and market goers lining the street. There is Subaru station wagon parked on Guadalupe Street and a dalmatian watching the photographer.
Creator: John R. Van Beekum
Description: Photograph of two golfers standing in very rough terrain only thirty feet from the tee at Austin Municipal Golf Course fairway number nine. They are standing in front of a tall berm of dirt; trees are visible on the right and in the background. Printed text at the bottom of the image says "View taken from No. 9 T[ee]" and a printed caption below the photo says "Thirty feet in front of No. 9 Tee."
Description: Photograph of the disjointed thumb and rough, callused hand of an ironworker at the Weigl Iron Works. Weigl Iron works was opened in 1922 by German founder and immigrant Fortunat Weigl at Exposition Boulevard, but moved shortly after to its home on 100 Red River. The flood of June 5, 1935 hit the Weigl Iron Works hard. Fortunat was joined in the business by his sons Lee and Herbert, who ran the business after Fortnuat's death in 1973 until their retirement in 1977. In 1978, Iron Works BBQ opened to honor the Weigl family and their industry.
Creator: Austin Citizen Photograph
Description: Photograph of group of players crossing the goal line with spectators looking on. Teams are in different color striped shirts, but wear no team names or player numbers. The University of Texas began its football program in 1893 managed by Albert Lefevra, playing two games in the fall and two in the spring. The following year, the team hired its first official head coach, R.D. Wentworth.